Improving the energy efficiency of your home, whether it's listed, in a conservation area or built before 1919, can be done sympathetically and without compromising its historic character. These pages explain how to go about it, including downloadable practical guidance on draught-proofing, insulation and even ways of generating your own energy.
We recommend and explain the whole house approach to energy efficiency and outline the broad principles for energy efficiency in older houses.
Practical advice on making changes to save energy.
Guidance on the Building Regulations, Energy Performance Certificates, and the Private Rented Sector Regulations in historic homes
This page outlines some of the renewable energy options available to owners of older buildings.
Links to all of Historic England's free downloadable guidance on energy-saving measures.